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Criminal Justice, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #198 (WUR) Washington, D. C., DC, United States
One of the social and behavioral science disciplines in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, the Criminal Justice program at George Washington University examines the historical development of criminal justice and its evolution into modern legal systems. Students analyze how different forms of criminal justice affect individuals and society.
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Overview

George Washington University students at the Criminal Justice program gain a comprehensive understanding of sociological theory, with emphasis on the history and the impact of the justice system and social conditions that affect crime and criminal law.

What is the Criminal Justice learning community like at GW?

Partnerships between engaged students and faculty promote critical thinking about criminal justice.

What can I do in the Criminal Justice field?

Occupations include attorney, law enforcement officer, correctional officer, inspector or compliance officer, firefighter, paralegal, private investigator, forensics specialist, private security and probation officer. Our degree also opens the door to many federal enforcement positions.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Class, Wealth, & Poverty in DC
  • The Sociological Imagination
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Social Research Methods
  • Techniques of Data Analysis

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Common Application
  • Financial Certificate
  • Photocopy of your Passport
  • International Credentials
  • Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    58550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 58550 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    58550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 58550 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Washington, D. C.

  • 1705 - 2980 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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